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Easy Computer Basics, Windows Tenth Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 7. Working with Software Applications

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Most of the productive and fun things you do on your computer are done with software programs or applications, sometimes called apps. Some applications are work related, others provide useful information, and still others are more entertaining in nature. For example, the Weather app lets you check current weather conditions and forecasts; the Mail app lets you send and receive email messages over the Internet.

You open software programs from the Start menu. Each open program sits on the desktop in its own individual window. This enables you to have multiple open apps onscreen at the same time, with ...

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